Chocobo GP Cruises Toward Nintendo Switch and a 2022 Release

A new entry in the Chocobo Racing franchise is racing its way towards a Switch release

Publisher Square Enix has recently revealed Chocobo GP, a thrilling new entry to their kart racing series set in the Chocobo universe. The game will be racing onto the Nintendo Switch in 2022.

Featuring a variety of whimsical characters from across the franchise, players will be able to dash to the finish line as the game’s titular star, Chocobo, and friends. Chocobo GP will challenge racers to master courses from well-known Chocobo and Final Fantasy series locations.

Set off on a new journey with Chocobo and friends as they enter a racing tournament to win an unbelievable reward: a wish for anything their heart desires.

Watch the Announcement Trailer here

Chocobo GP Features

  • Various Game Modes: Play various modes including Story and Custom Races. Also enjoy exciting survival races in bracket-style tournament, which can support up to 64 players. Select modes support online and/or local multiplayer.
  • Thrilling Courses: Race through various courses taking inspiration from the Chocobo and Final Fantasy series, including Cid’s Test Track, the streets of Alexandria and Zozo, and the Gold Saucer.
  • Roster of Beloved Characters: Players can choose from a wide selection of Chocobo series characters.
  • Magical Magicite: By collecting magicite, found within Magic Eggs scattered around the various tracks, racers will be imbued with magic, such as Fire or Aero, which can be used against their fellow racers to give them a competitive edge and speed to the finish.

Chocobo GP will be available for Nintendo Switch sometime in 2022. For more information about the game, check out the publisher’s website here.

Source: Press Release